COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 16

March 28, 2003

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Reimbursement of Tuition for Eligible Students with Disabilities Attending Certain Regional Special Education Programs: Period Ending January 31, 2003

 

Attached are instructions for claiming reimbursement for services provided by certain regional special education programs that have been approved by the state. Included with the instructions is a list providing the name of each regional program and school code number.

 

Reimbursement requests must be submitted via the Department of Educations Web-based SPEDSYS reporting system, and received no later than April 30, 2003.

 

NOTE: Students with disabilities being served in approved regional programs are not eligible for ADM or other state aid. Reimbursement from state special education funds is based on compliance with regulations of the Board of Education as certified by the division superintendent. If you do NOT plan to submit a claim for reimbursement under this program, notify the Department of Education no later than April 15, 2003,(see attached instructions).

 

The Department of Education will process all data received by the submission deadline of April 30, and transmit verification reports to school divisions for review and final certification. School divisions may expect funds to be deposited to their accounts in late May or June, 2003.

 

Should you have questions, please contact Jerry Mathews at (804) 786-3234, or email: jmathews@mail.vak12ed.edu.

 

JLD:jm

 

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